Punk Metal Programme & Abstracts .pdf

Thursday 13th December 2018

10.30 -11.30 Welcome and keynote 1

Venue: Mill Studio 0.25

The work of sexual violence in maintaining hegemonic masculinity in mainstream and marginal punk and metal
Rosemary Lucy Hill

11:30 –11:45 Coffee: Mill Studio Gallery

11:45– 13:00 Parallel session 1

Panel 1.1 Women’s experiences

Venue: Mill Studio 0.25

Defining Doom through women’s experience: Deterritorialisng Doom Metal Signifiers
Francesca Stevens

Doing gender in alternative spaces: a consideration of metal and punk
Laura Way

Panel 1.2 Audiences

Venue: Hawthorne Building HT.1.05

“Aggressive music demanded violent physical responses” – Tracing historical developments of music and dance in metal and punk
Daniel Suer

‘They didn’t sell booze to me, how am I going to make it till tomorrow?’: Finnish Punk’s Obsession with Alcohol Abuse
Lasse Ullven

‘Suffer Louder’: the cultural politics of the American mathcore canon
Joe O’Connell

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch: Mill Studio Gallery

14:00 – 15:25 Parallel session 2

Panel 2.1 The construction and production of reality

Venue: Hawthorne Building HT.0.36

Masters of Reality: the construction of reality in the production of Doom Metal
Niall Thomas

Patti Smith’s M Train and the music memoir as a literary text.
Amy McCarthy

Playing in the Dirt: Crust Punk and the Irruption of the Folk
Andrew Pruitt

Make Something Mean: Darkness, Doubt, Disturbance & Dissent as Commonalities in Metal & Punk
W. Edmondes

Panel 2.2 Aesthetics

Venue: Queens Building Q.0.11

Metalic punk visuals of an era of covering
Cinla Seker

“It feels like an exorcism. The last time we did it, everyone screamed at the end”: death metal, politics and DIY-punk theatre in #TORYCORE (2012)
Linford Butler

Punk and Metal Scenes as Sites of Violence in Horror Genre
Temmuz Sureyya Gurbuz

My War: Bloody-Minded Black Flag
Lewis Church

15:25 – 15:45 Coffee: Mill Studio Gallery

15:45 – 17:15 Panel session 3 ‘on the scene’

Venue: Hawthorne Building HT.0.36

Grunge as [Counter] Culture
Mark Perry

Punk Poetics of Powerviolence, Crust & Grindcore and Situated Resistance
Jessica Schwarz

Book Your Own Life: DIY Punk Touring in the USA
Daniel Makagon

The punks are doomed
Jonathon Shaw

17:15 – 17:30 Coffee: Mill Studio Gallery

17:30 – 18.30 Keynote 2

Venue: Hawthorne Building HT.0.36

Can Music Make You Sick? Music and Depression
Sally Anne Gross and George Musgrave

Mental health and metal music promotions: A conversation between Alastair Gordon (DMU) and Amy Lawson, Nottingham Rock City.

19:30 onwards – evening: Legends pub on the Gateway

Drinks and ‘Metal/Punk’ pub quiz at the Legends pub on the Gateway 7.30-late (this is located on campus and a thirty second walk from Mill Street Studio.  There will be a vegetarian and vegan buffet available for a small individual charge of £3-4 per person.


Friday 14th December 2018

09:00 – 09:45 Keynote 3

Venue. Mill Studio 0.25

The Crossover between punk and metal
Roger Sabine

09:45 – 11:00 Parallel session 4

Panel 4.1 Tensions in and between punk & metal

Venue: Mill Studio 0.25

Visible and Vocal: Ageing women and the impact of the punk ethos
Alison Willmott

‘Keep Your Chocolate Out of My Peanut Butter’: Creative Conflict in Metal/Hardcore Symbiosis
Lewis Kennedy

More Than Music?: Confusions of musical style and political attitude in anarcho-punk from Crass onwards
Pete Dale

A Queer Reading of Metal: Queer manifestations of metal in Istanbul’s free improvisation practices
Asli Kobaner

Panel 4.2 Theorising metal and punk

Venue: Hawthorne Building HT.0.46

‘Sodomized and tired’: sexual ambivalence and nihilism in gothic rock, post-punk and deathrock
Lexi Turner

Moshing and the Mosh Pit as Identitarian Articulation: Deleuze and Laclau in the Pit
Edward Avery-Natale

Transcendence in modern metal listening
Steven Gamble

‘They’re selling Slayer shirts in Primark!’ Contesting authenticity through metal and punk t-shirts
Tom Cardwell

11:00 – 11:15 Coffee: Mill Studio Gallery

11.15 – 12.15 Parallel session 5

Panel 5.1 Folk and identity politics

Venue: Mill Studio 0.25

Darkness as an aesthetic in Faroese doom-metal
Annika Christensen

‘The punks started it’: crossover and conflict inside the punk and metal scenes of Bucharest
Vlad Nicu

Provincial Towns and Yorkshire Cities: Post-Punk Sounds, Suburban Escape and Metro-Hegemony
Rio Goldhammer

Panel 5.2 Subcultural Theory

Venue: Hawthorne Building HT.0.46

NOFX, Punk Rock Bowling, and Issues of Authenticity within Contemporary American Punk Rock
Ellen Bernhard

The role of niche music journalism in the construction of subcultural scenes: A comparative case study of punk and NWOBHM
Andy Brown

Inclusion, Exclusion, and Punk: A Field Analysis of Contemporary Subcultural Theory
Adam Loesch

12:15 – 13:00 Lunch: Mill Studio Gallery

13:00 – 14:30 Keynote 4 Concluding plenary and conference close

Venue: Hawthorne Building HT.0.46

Punk/Metal as hybrid community in 1980s London: Metal journalist reports from the frontline…
Pippa Lang

14:30 Close of conference

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